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Squatter Resettlement

Gavin Ure

in Governors, Politics and The Colonial Office

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print July 2012 | ISBN: 9789888083947
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9789882208667 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5790/hongkong/9789888083947.003.0009
Squatter Resettlement

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The theme of Governor Grantham’s failure in the role of bureaucratic entrepreneur is continued in this chapter, which deals with the resettlement of squatters. This chapter also shows how autonomy was recovered through creation of capacity to address this and other policy areas effectively and how this eventually helped provide the platform for the emergence of the Hong Kong government’s future high degree of autonomy.

Keywords: Hong Kong; Governors; Colonial Office; UK; Policy-making; Squatter resettlement; Sir Alexander Grantham

Chapter.  11313 words. 

Subjects: Asian History

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